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Posies & Palates: Sips and Sashays

Posies & Palates: Sips and Sashays

Thursday 11/21 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Celebrate the upcoming holiday season with Casey Schwartz and Kit Wertz of Flower Duet and Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites. Pair seasonal floral arrangements with historic cocktails from around the world. ($85 members; $100 non-members)

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Posies & Palates: The Secret Language of Flowers

Posies & Palates: The Secret Language of Flowers

Thursday 9/26 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Join Casey Schwartz and Kit Wertz of Flower Duet and Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites in their first in a series of workshops. Discover the secret language of Victorian herbs and flowers, prepare a themed cocktail and make a personal posie. ($85 members; $100 non-members)

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Nineteen-Nineteen

Nineteen-Nineteen

Saturday 9/28 from 9:00am to 12:30pm; repeats 12/14

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Join Maite and celebrate the Huntington’s centennial through the lens of the special exhibition, Nineteen Nineteen. Participants will visit the exhibition and explore life in the U.S. following World War I and return the kitchen to prepare a group meal adapted from period cookbooks. ($85 members; $100 non-members)

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image: Edith Sitwell (1887–1964), editor; William Roberts (1895–1980), illustrator, Wheels, 1919, 1919. Oxford: B. H. Blackwell. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

Becoming America

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Becoming America

Saturday 8/17 from 9:00am to 12:30pm

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

Join Maite and explore the evolution of American art while viewing pieces from the Huntington’s Fielding Collection, which offers a rare opportunity to explore early American history through objects made for daily use and through images of the everyday people who used them. After visiting the galleries, return to the kitchen to prepare a seasonal meal inspired by historic American cookbooks. ($85 members; $100 non-members)

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image: Still Life with a Basket of Fruit, Flowers and Cornucopia, Joseph Proctor (attributed, active, 1860), 19th century, oil on canvas, Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen, courtesy of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.